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Suspect who shot at Jefferson County deputy nowa

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:52:21 GMT

Jefferson County deputies believe that the man they have in custody after a suspect exchanged gunfire with a deputy Monday evening in a west Jefferson County sub-division is the only person involved in the incident. Justin Dean, 23, who deputies describe as a transient with ties to Mississippi, was taken into custody after a search involving several agencies according to a release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Father and son confess to killing Mississippi man, dumping body in New Orleans: authorities

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:35:33 GMT

Hancock County Sheriff's Office said a father and son who live in Kiln, Miss., confessed to killing 54-year-old Philip Whitaker of Diamondhead and dumping his body in New Orleans East on Nov. 15. A father and son from Kiln, Miss., are in custody on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after authorities there said the pair confessed to killing a Diamondhead man and dumping his body last week in New Orleans East. The body of 54-year-old Philip Sherman Whitaker was found Wednesday wrapped in carpet on the Interstate 10 eastbound on-ramp at Michoud Boulevard after a motorist called to report a piece of rolled up carpet on the roadway, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police hand out turkeys, not tickets to drivers

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:35:32 GMT

Police in one Mississippi town did their part to help out this Thanksgiving season. Instead of handing out tickets, the police gave drivers turkeys when they were pulled over.

MSU reminds visitors of game day rules for Egg Bowl

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:36:46 GMT

Mississippi State University recently published a reminder for fans and visitors about guidelines of the Junction and Davis Wade Stadium for the upcoming Egg Bowl. The Bulldogs' 90th Battle for the Golden Egg against the University of Mississippi is Thursday, Nov. 23, but the Junction will open at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Bibbins scores 23 to lead Utah past Ole Miss, 83-74

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:47:15 GMT

Justin Bibbins scored 23 points, Donnie Tillman had 13 points and eight rebounds, as Utah used a balanced offense to defeat Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited. Well, they can at least watch it on TV.


Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:09:53 GMT

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Lt. Eddie Hawkins shows local law enforcement officers the new 4 mg dose of Narcan.

In 'Mudbound,' Dee Rees crafts a Jim Crow epic of 2 families

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:04:08 GMT

The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow.

Source: WLBT

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:46:33 GMT

A new report shows that Mississippi's state agencies are keeping bad records when it comes to the vehicles employees drive. Mississippi owns more than 7,000 vehicles, but the PEER report says that's only an approximation since the records are incomplete and inaccurate.

Body found wrapped in carpet on I-10 in N.O. identified as missing Mississippi man, officials say

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:09:50 GMT

Hancock County, Mississippi investigators said they want to hear from anyone with information about a maroon Toyota minivan driven by Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54. Hancock County, Mississippi investigators said they want to hear from anyone with information about a maroon Toyota minivan driven by Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54. A body found wrapped in carpet on Interstate 10 last week was determined to be a missing Mississippi man who disappeared Nov. 8. Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54, died of a gunshot wound, the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office said Monday. His body was found rolled in a piece of carpet Wednesday in New Orleans East near Michoud Boulevard.

Analysis: Bryant proposes free community college for some

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:27:09 GMT

Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal. What Gov. Phil Bryant again proposed last week in his budget recommendation appears more limited, aimed at producing more technical graduates from community colleges.

Graceland offers Elvis excursions to Tupelo, Mississippi Delta

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:46:16 GMT

Graceland has a new offering for true Elvis fans - day trips via a luxury bus to Presley's Tupelo, Mississippi, birthplace and to the Mississippi Delta. The Elvis Presley's Graceland Facebook page , in a post dated Wednesday, touts Graceland Excursions as "expertly guided motor coach tours of major music landmarks and museums in Tupelo, Mississippi, and the Mississippi Delta."

Link Ceo says Mda strategy, leadership costing state jobs

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:46:07 GMT

Joe Max Higgins speaks at a luncheon on the Mississippi University for Women campus in this 2012 file photo. Photo by: Dispatch file photo Mississippi Development Authority Director Glenn McCullough stands behind Gov. Phil Bryant at the 2016 Neshoba County Fair in this Dispatch file photo.

Other editors: New museums to illuminate state's culture, history

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:36:05 GMT

The history and cultural offerings found in Northeast Mississippi vary greatly from those found in the Delta and on the Gulf Coast. Each unique community and its residents binds Mississippi together and makes the Magnolia State what it is -- the Hospitality State.

Review: 'Mudbound' a moving, literary epic of family, race

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:27:41 GMT

This image released by Netflix shows Jonathan Banks, from left, Jason Clarke and Rob Morgan in a scene from "Mudbound."


Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:13:02 GMT

A large majority would support raising the so-called sin taxes to deal with the current state budget shortfalls, according to a poll conducted by the Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center. The poll by the Survey Research Laboratory in the Research Center found 72 percent approval for increasing both the cigarette and alcohol taxes.

UM unveils details of Flagship Constellation project

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:59:47 GMT

Friday afternoon at the Gertrude C. Ford Center on the University of Mississippi Campus, UM Chancellor Jeffery S. Vitter led a ceremony unveiling the research projects behind the anticipated UM Flagship Constellations. "This is a way for us to capitalize on our many strengths across the campus," Vitter said.


Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:11:46 GMT

The Committee is still hearing from local leaders, members of the Gaming Commission and various groups that want input on how the lottery will work in Mississippi. "Our main concern, as I said today, is to ensure that slot machines are not placed in every restaurant, convenience store, truck stops throughout the state," said Larry Gregory.